The yield spread between the 10-year Greek and German benchmark bonds widened further to 12.32 pct in the domestic electronic secondary bond market on Thursday, with the Greek bond yielding 15.55 pct and the German Bund 3.25 pct. Turnover in the market remained a low 24 million euros, of which 19 million euros were sell orders and the remaining 5.0 million euros were buy orders. The five-year benchmark bond was the most heavily traded security with a turnover of 6.0 million euros.

In interbank markets, interest rates moved slightly higher. The 12-month rate was 2.17 pct, the six-month rate 1.71 pct, the three-month 1.42 pct and the one-month rate 1.25 pct.